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NJR seeks three new Steering Committee members

21 January 2015: NJR and Appointments Team announcement (updated 16 February)

The National Joint Registry for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (NJR) is seeking three new members for its Steering Committee (NJRSC). The NJRSC oversees the work of the registry which is responsible for improving patient care by finding out more about joint replacement implants and surgery.

Membership of the NJRSC includes representatives of orthopaedic surgery; epidemiology/public health; practitioners with a specialist interest in orthopaedics; patients; NHS and independent health sector management and implant manufacturers.

For this set of appointments, the NJR is specifically seeking applicants to fulfill the role of:

  • Orthopaedic surgeon member
  • Patient representative member and
  • Practitioner with special interest in orthopaedics - General Practitioner

All applicants will be required to demonstrate a broad understanding of orthopaedic surgery covering hip, knee, ankle, elbow or shoulder joint replacement and demonstrate an ability to keep abreast of developments in the field. A number of essential and desirable criteria are also included in the application pack:

The appointments are not remunerated, but expenses will be paid in line with NHS England policy. The time commitment is up to four meetings per year, plus any additional sub-committee meetings.

If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Viona Pereira-Marron on 0113 254 5845 quoting the reference EC15-17.The extended closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 3 March 2015.

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